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Hobbes among the Cromwellians

JEFFREY R. COLLINS

in The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reconstructs Hobbes's return to England in 1651/2. It focuses on his life in Cromwellian London and his considerable ties with London radical circles. Royalists continued to view Hobbes ... More


Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Rachel Willie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Staging the Revolution offers a reassessment of drama that was produced during the commonwealth and the first decade of the Restoration. It complements the focus of recent studies, which have ... More


The Anglicization of the Republic: A) Mixed Constitution, Saint and Citizen

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how the theory of the mixed constitution was imported into English political rhetoric in order to naturalize the Polybian and Machiavellian doctrine of the republic, in which ... More


Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Blair Worden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book takes a fresh approach to the literary biography of the two great poets of the Puritan Revolution, John Milton and Andrew Marvell. The book reconstructs the political contexts within which ... More


Toleration and Nationhood in the 1650s: ‘Sonnet XV’ and the Case of Ireland

Elizabeth Sauer

in Milton and Toleration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199295937
eISBN:
9780191712210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295937.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter locates Milton's Sonnet XV ‘On the late Massacre in Piedmont’ in the political and cultural milieu in which it was produced, in order to present a new facet to the poem's critical ... More


Life and Works around 1300

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Meister Eckhart's life and works around the year 1300. Eckhart was from Tambach, near Gotha, during the time of the Interregnum (1254–1273). In 1294, Eckhart preached his ... More


Introduction

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book places John Milton and Andrew Marvell beside a writer for whom no one would claim the same kind of immortality, and to whom the tactics and techniques of instant print were second nature. ... More


Horizons of the Masque

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that mid‐ and late‐ seventeenth‐century booksellers' catalogues designate public theatrical masques, Interregnum closet pieces, and Restoration operas as “masques.” Masques were ... More


Politics, Epistemology, and Public Theater

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 5 traces masques' representations of political alternatives throughout the seventeenth century, masques' prominently varied epistemological investments, and their deployment in creating an ... More


The Charge of Atheism and the Language of Radical Speculation, 1640–1660

Nigel Smith

in Atheism from the Reformation to the Enlightenment

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227366
eISBN:
9780191678684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227366.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the relationship between atheism and the religious heterodoxy of the period. It illustrates the danger of accepting conflations of differing positions made by hostile ... More


Royal Oak

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Owing to accidents of fortune, anniversaries in politics had first appeared in the winter, as will be described. In 1660, however, one was installed in May, to provide an annual thanksgiving for the ... More


Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

T. C. Barnard

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a study of the constructive side of English policy in Ireland during a formative period. The book relates actions in these years to English policy towards Ireland earlier and later in the ... More


Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a biography of the king who is remembered by the English with more popular affection than almost any other. Covering his entire life, it takes in his colourful years as a prince and as an ... More


Conclusion

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There were three important elements in English policy towards Ireland in the Interregnum: the policy formulated in England, and then the policies decided in Ireland, by Oliver Cromwell, Henry Ireton, ... More


The Government, Finance, and Trade

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Policy in Ireland changed with the governors, especially when Henry Cromwell replaced Charles Fleetwood. An even greater influence over policy was money. Lack of money was the foremost reason for the ... More


The Government and the Boroughs

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

England's official policy towards corporations in Ireland during the Interregnum had three objects: strategic, political, and economic. The government wanted not only to debar Catholics from the ... More


Ecclesiastical Reform

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter assesses the ecclesiastical provisions and reforms during the Interregnum. Attitudes towards organization and reform divided the various sects, and there were important differences ... More


Education

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Education in Cromwellian Ireland was closely connected with propagating the Gospel and had the same objects: the introduction and spread of English habits, language, and religion; and, through these, ... More


The Advancement of Learning

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Education in Cromwellian Ireland continued to have a political and religious purpose. The schools and the university remained impervious to the new learning, which stressed experiment and utility. As ... More


From Persecution to Integration: The Decline of the Anglo-Dutch Communities in England, 1648–1702

Ole Peter Grell

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the decline of the Anglo-Dutch communities in England. The Maidstone community was unable to manage to keep a Dutch church since the Austin Friars had too many problems during ... More


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